Saving Easter Island’s Last Native Species

Invasive species and tourism have depleted most of Easter Island’s native wildlife. Ten microscopic insects are all that are left, and they are in urgent need of protection.  Easter Island, also known as Rapa Nui, used to be swathed in scrub forest and dotted with palm trees. But following human settlement and the introduction of invasive species, the … Continue reading Saving Easter Island’s Last Native Species